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Side Bottom pins Galore
    #24792602 - 11/18/17 11:29 PM (8 months, 28 days ago)



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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24792611 - 11/18/17 11:35 PM (8 months, 28 days ago)

Using a plastic bag will help prevent this.  As the mycelium colonizes, it contracts slightly.  It will partially pull a plastic bag in along with this contraction, preventing the humidified gap between the mycelium and the plastic wall, which provides a great micro-climate for pins to form.


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: dubayou]
    #24792623 - 11/18/17 11:41 PM (8 months, 28 days ago)

Cool... Thanks! :thumbup:


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24792645 - 11/18/17 11:52 PM (8 months, 28 days ago)

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Cool... Thanks! :thumbup:



I recommend buying a painters tarp from a store like Lowe's or Home Depot.  They are large, flat, thick pieces of plastic which can easily be shaped to whatever plastic bin you are using.  They are pretty cheap, easy to cut yet wont tear easily.  It will shrink with the mycelium creating a nice compact wrap hopefully pushing all pins to the new ideal surface -- the top!  Not to be confused for a regular tarp however, as that would be much to thick and hard to cut.


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: dubayou]
    #24792665 - 11/18/17 11:59 PM (8 months, 28 days ago)

:mushroom2::mushroom2::mushroom2::mushroom2::mushroom2:


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24792680 - 11/19/17 12:05 AM (8 months, 28 days ago)

Black plastic sheeting for the win.

Used to no-liner to save on costs and work with set up, but had constant problems with side and bottom pins. Noww always use liners and never have any more problems


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Norsern_vind]
    #24792688 - 11/19/17 12:08 AM (8 months, 28 days ago)

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Black plastic sheeting for the win.

Used to no-liner to save on costs and work with set up, but had constant problems with side and bottom pins. Noww always use liners and never have any more problems





I feel like clear plastic liner FTW.  Same idea except it allows you to see growth and progress through the sides and bottom.  Still a noob, but thats my humble opinion.


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Norsern_vind]
    #24792713 - 11/19/17 12:22 AM (8 months, 28 days ago)

Wellp only one real way to find out. I'll try all options  :wink:


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24792736 - 11/19/17 12:31 AM (8 months, 28 days ago)

Improve your surface conditions, and you will get less side pins. a liner doesnt prevent them.


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Ziran]
    #24792749 - 11/19/17 12:41 AM (8 months, 28 days ago)

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Improve your surface conditions, and you will get less side pins. a liner doesnt prevent them.





Not completely, but does help....


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: dubayou]
    #24792883 - 11/19/17 02:50 AM (8 months, 27 days ago)

Was having the same issue just spawned some with a liner will see if it makes a differance


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Variegated]
    #24792892 - 11/19/17 03:07 AM (8 months, 27 days ago)

Keep us posted!


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24793796 - 11/19/17 04:36 PM (8 months, 27 days ago)



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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: Dilaudid]
    #24793968 - 11/19/17 06:20 PM (8 months, 27 days ago)

Liners do work to stop side pins.
Light doesn't cause them, so a clear liner is the same as a black one.

You don't need a liner to stop side pins

Correcting your surface conditions and they'll pin on top before they pin on the side.


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Re: Side Bottom pins Galore [Re: bodhisatta]
    #24794038 - 11/19/17 06:50 PM (8 months, 27 days ago)

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